Café de Olla Coffee Cake

Café de Olla Coffee Cake
15 min
38 min
24 servings
This marbled coffee cake's richness comes from chocolate, coffee and sour cream. With a touch of walnuts, it's perfect for breakfast, brunch and entertaining.

Key Ingredients

A jar of Nescafé Café de Olla with a red cap and brown label with coffee beans and a brown mug.
Café de Olla Instant Coffee
6.7 oz. Jar


  • 1 cup NESTLÉ® TOLL HOUSE® Semi-Sweet Chocolate Morsels, divided
  • 1/2 cup Nescafé® Café De Olla Instant Coffee Beverage Granules
  • 1 cup NESTLÉ® CARNATION® Evaporated Milk, divided
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1 1/2 cups plus 1/3 cup granulated sugar, divided
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, divided
  • 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract

Make It

Step 1

Preheat oven to 350º F. Grease and flour 13 x 9-inch baking pan.

Step 2

Melt 3/4 cup morsels in a small, microwave-safe bowl on HIGH (100%) power for 45 seconds; stir. If necessary, microwave at additional 10- to 15-second intervals, stirring just until smooth. Add coffee granules and ¼ cup evaporated milk; stir well until coffee is completely dissolved. Set aside.

Step 3

Combine nuts, remaining ¼ cup morsels, 1/3 cup sugar and 2 tablespoons butter in medium bowl until crumbly. Set aside.

Step 4

Combine flour, baking soda, salt and baking powder in medium bowl. Beat remaining 1 1/2 cups sugar and remaining 6 tablespoons butter in large mixer bowl until well blended. Beat in sour cream, eggs, remaining 3/4 cup evaporated milk and vanilla extract until blended. Gradually beat in flour mixture. Remove 1 cup of batter and set aside. Stir chocolate mixture into remaining batter. Pour chocolate batter into prepared pan.

Step 5

Drop tablespoons of reserved batter randomly over chocolate batter. Swirl mixture with knife for marbled effect. Sprinkle nut mixture over top.

Step 6

Bake for 38 to 40 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool completely in pan on wire rack.

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